Health & Fitness

10-11-12-13-14 reasons to go for a stroll

There is no 13th month. Sure it’s been proposed before, dating back to the 18th century, as a means of calendar reform (28-day months all starting on Monday and so forth). Bu ...

Neurological patients find help in music therapy

“Crescendo” is a weekly music therapy group designed for those with neurological impairments such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke or traumatic brain injury, and th ...

Relay For Life is Saturday

Volunteers for Relay For Life were busy Friday setting up the Auburn 2014 event that takes place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. If you haven’t signed up yet for the fundraisi ...

Off the gridiron, onto the yoga mat

When Stacy Whittingham approached Folsom High football coach Kris Richardson about a Bulldog summer yoga program, Richardson enthusiastically supported the idea. Knowing the benef ...

Auburn cardiac survivor’s tattoo can’t be beat

Most people probably aren’t aware we’re in the middle of CPR Awareness Week. But 18-year-old Adam Gutierrez of Auburn, who attributes his own survival to prompt medical ...

ARD wants public input on upcoming projects

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District is asking for public input about a proposed operation and development plan that will help the organization create guidelines for managi ...

Study: 2 percent of Americans have new hips, knees

It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting. Among those ove ...

Foodies preach benefits of eating Placer County grown

Way before the general public gave deeper thought to the source of their food and began modifying their consumer habits accordingly, Joanne Neft was touting the benefits of local f ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...